Diabetes: protect your family

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure and early death. Simple action can reduce the risk.

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Over 50% of type 2 diabetes
is preventable

The global impact of diabetes

Get all the latest global diabetes stats and facts in the 9th Edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas.

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Know your risk
of type 2 diabetes

The first step to preventing type 2 diabetes is knowing your risk. Find out through our interactive tool and help us reach our target of 1 million people tested online or through an activity by the end of November.

Take the test 50422 people have tested their risk online
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WDD 2019 around
the world

Organize, promote and learn more about World Diabetes Day events in your region.

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Discover diabetes

Have trouble spotting the diabetes
warning signs
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